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FOX Business
Dec 28, 2012 3:00pm EST
of the market. how should investors play this such uncertain environment? >> well, turns out it's looking like a fiscal cliff hanger, doesn't it? up to the last minute. i think that investors tend to get caught up emotionally too much, and there's a couple things to do towards the end of the year. one is if you have not taken capital gains, going from 15% to 23.8%, do that monday. if you have a gain in a position, take it, buy it back right away, pay the tax at a lower rate. that's one of the things to do. also, make sure that next year you increase your 401(k) to 17,000 or 23,500 if you get the extra over 50 amount. take a roth 401(k) plan because that's more valuable as tax rates go up. ashley: good point. >> look at the conversions, the 529 plans, anything to be taxed hurts more. anything you can do as a consumer, and, of course, moonnies is more valuable next year as well. ashley: very good advice. you say don't sell in a down markets. put the cash to work. worried about catching the falling knife? >> not at all. the s&p500 up 15% going through the european crisis and the election. the mar
CNBC
Dec 27, 2012 12:00pm EST
scenario we have to recognize is not an immaterial risk. positioning portfolios, this is not an environment to hide and cash in treasuries but not blindly buy any and all equities out there, you pick the risks you take, buy quality dividend companies to protect those portions of your portfolio you're taking some equity risk with. use covered calls and sell options to cap your upside but give you extra cash flow in the other two environments, then use other defensive mechanisms, risk taking but still defensive in orientation. high yield bonds, bank loans, sovereign debt in the emerging markets getting 5-7% interest payments for two year debt along the way. any of those environments or situations, you're likely to get improved returns on your portfolio or fairly good returns without the same list of equities and without under-performing inflation like you will be in cash or traditional treasuries. >> jason, i agree with a lot of what you have to say. i want to focus on high quality dividend stocks. there's an issue there. a lot of people flocked to that sector this year. it underperformed, nu
CNBC
Dec 27, 2012 4:00am EST
, again, to cap public spending, reduce taxes, to create a favorable environment for corporate. and let me say that france has a lot of advantages. nice infrastructure, good infrastructure, demography, people with skills, a good level of education. we can take advantage of that, even compared with our peers so let's do everything we can to -- the benefit of these positive advantages and not be -- not present people to invest in france because they might be afraid of a lack of visibility on the taxpayers or too high taxes. >> but do you think it's sending the right signal to investors when it's threatening to nationalize a factory? >> no, certainly not. these are not the right ones and clearly what an investor needs is, again, confident. immediately going forward, illustrate will not suffer from taxes or a potential threat. the message should be positive for investors, not just french one, but also we have a strategy to reduce stability. >> but do you understand some people could be forced to leave the country because of increasing back pressure? >> there is a lot of debate around that. my
CNBC
Dec 26, 2012 12:00pm EST
now? >> what we're seeing is a very, very sloppy retail environment. black friday was pretty good. the last week showed some pickup. overall i think it's been a pretty sloppy retail year. frankly, i was shocked to see the retail being so strong in the market the last few weeks. i'm not surprised at taking a nose dive today. having said that, i think what you really have to do is look at it company by company because the results are dramatically different across sectors and even across individual companies within sectors. ? it's not just the last couple of weeks that retail has been strong. as i mentioned leading into the segme segment, they've been strong. the data from consumers has matched what the performance of the stocks has been. >> that's true but, again, you look at what's going on out there and, frankly, i'm not that optimistic going forward. the reality is people don't think about the fiscal cliff, they think about what does this mean for me as a consumer. if i'm one of the more after fluent people in america that's supporting the coaches and tiffanys of this world, i'm
FOX Business
Dec 24, 2012 12:00pm EST
, it does not work in today's environment the way that they think. most of americans realize taxes have to go off in some amount. we have to stop spending money. ashley: ira, what is the best way to play that right now with all of this uncertainty? >> i would probably, if you have enough of a break from a start looking at some call options on the s&p. it could go back maybe towards the 1500 level. i am getting more bullish once they resolve things. then, later in the year, i will not have that bullishness. i think there are better things. more income, less spending. ashley: what are you asking santa for in regards to the markets? >> gold. [ laughter ] ashley: very good idea, ira. i love it. elliott, very thin volume today. tell me about your perspective. >> you really hit the nail on the head. we are open. there really is not much going on. everyone is waiting on a deal from washington. we have been on a holding pattern for a while. i think they should be taxing guns the way they tax cigarettes. ashley: interesting. do you think the fact that we are edging to that edge of the cliff, do
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 4:00pm EST
action in the cme. telling us why volatility will be a friend of his environment. we have seen in the last few trading sessions getting near and near is a safer place, a hedge and a plea for a flocked to the dollar in hard-core assets like gold and others. what are we seeing in the market today where you are it? >> today the interesting thing is what is going on with option prices were if you look over the last 20 trading days, about a calendar month, the calendar had done nothing. an annualized movement 9.5%. that is crawling way slow. meanwhile we are seeing the vix, the volatility index, creating higher and higher and higher. why? this fiscal cliff, i think we will see a large one-day move coming out of this. up or down. i think that price that the auction players play with setup for one big move and a whole lot of slowness. the asset you are seeing people go for our insurance product. gold is a week dollar play. all of the asset spectators thae are doubling and we will print money. that is why the gold has had such a run-up. shibani: i like this idea and i want to push you
FOX Business
Dec 27, 2012 9:20am EST
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CNBC
Dec 28, 2012 12:00pm EST
have a more certain environment than it looks like today. a move up to 400,000 would be great. all these things are positive. they're all positive. >> how do those translate into corporate earnings delivering what you need them to deliver? >> we can't have a, you know, an air pocket blowing into the consumer's wallet. those things help to shore up the people that buy the products that drive the corporate earnings and, you know, there's a lot of corporate tax breaks involved. the valuations are reasonable. we think consensus earnings at 10% for next year. still a little high. but they do continue to climb. we think the terrible value in the treasury market is also bullish for equities. obviously cash isn't much of an option. you put it all together and we think high single digit type year is likely for stocks next year. >> weis? how does it sound to you? >> i think the first quarter is going to be a little tough and it is off to the races. the u.s. economy is clicking. we have housing, autos. those are lynch pins for the consumer but my question to you is how are you calculating in
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 3:00pm EST
that are doing stuff right in this environment. we think that is the formula, broad-based market and the people that are executing within that. ashley: aren't you concerned about continued volatility in that area? italian elections coming up in february, german elections not far behind that, has to be seen whether angela merkel can survive that. does that give you cause for concern? >> there is no question about that. every election that has happened in the last two or three years, the incumbent has been evicted from office. you can worry about angela merkel, our guess is she is doing other than the rest of them and will survive, there's plenty to worry about that is what makes overall the market depressed and therefore attractive. ashley: you like the auto sector and insurance, tell us a little bit about that. >> insurance kind of our chicken way of finance. we are not comfortable with the euro banks we think the insurance companies are in much better shape, they came off of catastrophic losses last year so the p/e ratios are a little higher than they appear. not as high as they appear rather.
FOX
Dec 27, 2012 4:00am PST
sense to them. fiori remains hopeful that even in this tight-money environment, financing will ultimately come his way in the new year. mcauliffe adds that while mortgage rates have remained below 4% for some time, he sees them climbing higher throughout 2013. retailers had hoped the extra weekend before christmas would help them recoup from the nearly three-week trough in sales that followed black friday weekend. in the end, it wasn't enough, and it resulted in the worst year-to-year drop in sales since 2008. "fiscal cliff talk and unwillingness to empty wallets completely in this uncertainty was what happened." "retailers could learn from this by putting more items on sale during the lull to keep shoppers in stores." the late october superstorm had lingering effects. sales across the mid-atlantic states dropped 3.9% from a year ago and 1.4% in the northeast. those two regions alone account for nearly a quarter of all retail sales in the u.s. seven-eleven, which has embraced hot dogs on rollers and breakfast sandwhiches under heat lamps, is trying to going healthy. tired
FOX Business
Dec 27, 2012 11:00am EST
: that is the environment we have been in and for much of december, the worries continue and they escalated and never thought we were coming to some sort of bipartisan agreement, we didn't get exactly that so we continued to sell off a you see that the dow is down 89 points which is almost 3/4%. the nasdaq and the is and be down 8%. when you talk about the month of the summer the most major averages the to the downside 1.3% and diaz and be handed out virtually flat. despite a great year on wall street they are high here. here's a look at the vix. the vix is up 4%, it is known traditionally as volatility and a fear engage and that is what we are seeing. is up 20.6 and that is the first time we have seen of except this time. people are nervous. ashley: thank you. president obama just arriving at the white house after cutting short his hawaiian vacation. the senate trickles back into washington for a last attempt at the fiscal cliff compromise. shibani: team coverage, peter barnes standing by at reagan national airport where lawmakers are revising falling snow delays and we start with rich edson on capi
FOX Business
Dec 28, 2012 11:00am EST
about the entire financial environment in the country? >> i think washington's playing with fire. i don't think they realize this is not a game. people right now are unsettled, and they are not certain about the future, and they are adjusting budgets because people plan right now. job creators make their budgets for next year now. dagen: right. >> we're deciding how many people to hire. i have a buddy in rhode island running a factory with 500 employees and told the four department heads give me plans for 20% across the board cut if the fiscal cliff hits. i mean, this is the wrong posture. we don't want people that create jobs, people that decide how many people will be hired in the next year to be having -- to have bad karma now. we want people looking forward in a positive way, how we're going to grow into new markets, how to export more. we need the country to be more competitive so we can export to china, mexico, export to canada. that's critical, growth. if we have growth, we hire more people. dagen: drew, thank you, great to see you. happy new year. >> thank you, go rg iii. dagen:
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 11:00am EST
of the majority of republicans. his own republicans in a house. that is tricky about the current environment. dennis: his party left him hanging last time around on that plan b. if we go over the cliff and don't get a deal by january 1st, can't they get a deal week or two later? is not the end of the world. >> absolutely right those things get very hard. making a fix to the alternative minimum tax which will hit millions of americans at the end of the year unless something is done, retrofitting that will be difficult. it will be hard to get over the market's psychological impact of going over the cliff even briefly. one of the interesting things is the markets have been very blase about this. they think something will happen in the last few days of the year. if that doesn't happen there will be a psychological jolt because expectations will not have been met. that won't be a good thing but washington be in washington you can retrofit any solution and walk it back to the first of the year even a couple weeks into the year. dennis: a little bit of hope. thank you. shibani: starbucks taking of
FOX Business
Dec 27, 2012 4:00pm EST
government because it is potentially dangerous to the environment. that is nothing like a danger to oil trading that the fiscal cliff is now causing. take a look at prices. you said today, we've got back a little bit and pulled back a little bit after run-up yesterday. this is not a story about price. this is a story about volume, lack of volume. take a look at the volume of oil trading on the most traded contract, wti, that's west texas intermediate at the cme group, if february of 2011 the volume was 934,000 contracts a day. almost a million contracts a day. by november of this year, a month ago, got half of that. yesterday the volume was 175,000. oil money is on the sidelines. our producer just gave me the latest volume today. trading is going to continue only for another 15 minutes or so. 273,000 contracts traded just today. that is half of the typical volume. people are so scared about the fiscal cliff, this money, david, now is sitting on the sidelines and doing nothing for investors. that is what the fiscal cliff has wrought in the oil market. david: jeff, one of the problems of
CNBC
Dec 24, 2012 12:00pm EST
of that is also to educate other ceos about the importance of aviation. you talk about the tax environment. 20% of the price of your ticket is taxation. you talk about, again the regulatory environment. thees a ease of regulation in a deregulated environment. global competitiveness. you talk about the pricing of oil. this is why we're down in washington, really trying to educate and ceos elected are important in this industry. >> you have players trying to take market share. are you seeing impact of private jet companies sprouting up all over the place, trying to get folks to do private jets? >> really not yet. >> not yet. >> what i hear, is it the corporate jet is not available, i'm flying jetblue. i love that compliment. someone flying from teterboro to west palm beach, they are taking care of that corporation. >> good strategy in teterboro, i'll tell that you. >> it works for us. >> thanks so much pch wonderful to see you and merry christmas. happy holidays. you've heard concerns, tax implications, even recession fears if we go over the fiscal cliff. what happen fess we don't in steve liesm
CNBC
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am EST
8. the article cites a tough consumer environment in general and strong competition from rivals apple and amazon. >> and joining us now to talk more about this and what's going on in tech land, brian white, he covers tech and capital markets and he's coming to us from hong kong this morning, i believe. good morning to you. >> yeah, good morning, andrew. >> i don't know if you had a chance to see this that "new york times" piece this morning. but i don't know what it portends not only for microsoft but for the other players and others that sell windows devices. >> well, i'll tell you what, you know, we went to taiwan and china in october and the buzz around windows 8 fell off a cliff from the june time period. so there's a lot of enthusiasm in june at the show in taipei. and by october, there was no enthusiasm. so i think a lot of the momentum had been lost and a lot of companies told me, look, it's really a second half of 2013 story. >> so what does that mean, not only for microsoft were but for the hardwaremaker? are being buying products from dell and the like and buying the w
CNBC
Dec 26, 2012 9:00am EST
with other guests as well, that talked about the merger and acquisition environment. it is a glaring lack of activity. i don't want to make too much of it, take a look. you can see how they've done this year. in line with 2010. up ever so slightly from 2011. remember, we have record low borrowing rates in the high yield market, not to mention from banks as well. leverage ratios have crept up, so you can get debt that equals 5.5, or 6, or even more times the company you're acquiring. all of that would argue for more activity on the part of the leverage buyers. we've had jim woolery at jpmorgan saying, yeah, i can cut you a $10 million check. we haven't seen the big deals. one reason, simply put, flow begets flow. when there's a lot of activity, you get even more. there is a company looking to be shed of this business, or achoirs another business, they may look to shed another business as well. that might be an audience that private equity is part of. when you aren't having that level of activity, you may not get even more from the lbo. but something we've run up against lately does seem to
CNBC
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am EST
by people. >> is there still a shot for consolidation in this world, in this environment, or in this sort of post too big to fail world nobody wants to try? >> there will be consolidation. when people start getting used to the prices that these places are worth. i mean remember that bank stock investors were used to seeing their institutions get bought and sold at significant multiples of book value. the returns that are coming out of banks today don't justify that kind of price. so when people start getting comfortable with what these institutions are worth they can only earn 8% or 9% on capital and 1% on -- >> we had an analyst on yesterday or the day before who said that the big winner in 2013 among the big banks was going to be jpmorgan. but that the big loser was going to be morgan stanley. do you buy that? >> no. i'm not sure that it's possible to predict that since the new year hasn't even started yet. the idea that jpmorgan could be the big winner, of course it's possible. but jpmorgan is so large and complex i'm not sure that it's possible to make that kind of prediction. >> what
CNBC
Dec 28, 2012 9:00am EST
tax environment. for instance, i don't think an investor would say, i'm going to shun higher dividend stocks, because now my tax rate is up. unfortunately, it will be higher, but you still will pursue dividend stocks. >> got it. peter. thank you. happy new year to you. peter anderson of asset management. >>> still ahead, the head of the campaign to fix the debt joins us live. what needs to happen so we can get a deal done and can it done at this meeting the today? also ahead, we're live from the port area of bay young, new jersey, with an update on a possible strike that could affect businesses from texas to massachusetts. also got the houston mayor to tell us how her city is preparing for a strike. futures still a little jittery here this morning. dow down 86. "squawk on the street" back in a minute. at a dry cleaner, we replaced people with a machine. what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. mine was earned off vietnam in 1968. over the
CNBC
Dec 21, 2012 7:00pm EST
was raised in a pretty strong faith environment with my family. and i certainly had this at my school. and i don't disagree with you. i think it's all sorts of things, larry. it's the lack of parental guidance, as well. i think it's the breakdown of the social fabric of the family in america and many other countries. but the particular problem for america, which no other country that has the video -- britain has mental health issues, britain has the same videos, the same hollywood movies, britain has all the social problems that america has albeit on a smaller scale. the one thing we don't have is guns. there are no assault weapons allowed for civilians. and guess what? we don't get mass shootings ever. >> you're not against handguns or rifles. >> no, absolutely not. and i fully respect the second amendment and the right to bear arms and defend yourselves. if a father or mother in a house wants to have a handgun or a pistol to defend themselves against an intruder, that is fine by me. i respect your second amendment, but nobody can tell me you need these assault weapons with 100 bullets in a
CNBC
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm EST
and this interest rate environment this is a safe haven. so, it's not super correlated to the overall market. >> okay, let's now hit the other traders with their top picks for 2013. josh brown? what do you say? >> yeah, i'll follow up with what matt said earlier about emerging markets. my vehicle of choice is dvye. this is a new product, but essentially it's designed to own 100 of the best dividend plays. it's about 50%, 60% mid cap and small cap. this gets right to the sweet spot of the emerging middle class. and the other thing i like about this, there's very little brick. china is like 5%. i don't want a lot of russia and br sil. what i want is taiwan, poland, i want some of these other emerging countries and that's what i get. >> guy? >> think you have some sort of conclusion, this fiscal cliff thing, which will send the s&p higher. that's your opportunity to get long volatility in any way you choose. a lot of people will buy puts on that. i wouldn't be in the call selling mode. i would not be surprised in the early part of 2013, first couple of months to see the vicks north of 125. >> a
CNBC
Dec 27, 2012 4:00pm EST
, dividend paying stocks in this environment, will, i think, be -- >> even with the, you know, our previous segment was talking about potential for big tax hikes on dividends. even with that, you'll still be going for dividend stocks? >> i think so. i heard that segment and i think we will be get an increase but we won't get that full effect going to the maximum tax rates. >> right. we can only hope there. >> looking in that 20% range. >> chad, what are your expectations? >> well, i think you're going to go over the cliff, but you're going to get a mini bargain. any market dislocation you have over the next 15 trading days, i'd be a buyer. in the long run, we have the economy that's improving, stall speed, but that will gradually increase over the course of the year. once you have some more certainty. so, you'll get some capital spending, you'll get retail investors that will be a little bit more optimistic as well as institutional inves or thes will start to click and up their equity allocation. >> where does 2013 end up for the market? >> i'm looking very positive. i'm bullish in premise
CNBC
Dec 28, 2012 3:00pm EST
environments to really play havoc with it towards the end of the year, and i think a lot of political capital will be spent on what's at hand right now obviously with the fiscal cliff, and obviously what we do with 2013, i don't think that you're going to see a lot of regulation questioned, asked during 2013. >> okay. >> i think this one is one stock that will benefit. you'll see the analysts start to upgrade it. >> that being b of a. >> wait until the dow goes higher on your list for 2013. >> we don't do anything with respect to the theories of the dogs of the dow, but the generic sense of buying laggards for future outperformers is a broad one. higher growth names outperforming versus last year which was more defensive. what you do is look at the real laggards, hp and intel come to mind real quickly. >> right. >> they are down low for very good reasons. they are reason to be the desk top computing is definitely under siege with more mobile computing. the management issues with hp. all of those things need to be ironed out and as a result the stocks have underperformed. >> are you saying you
CNBC
Dec 28, 2012 4:00pm EST
dividends. they are up close to 14%, and this type of environment, where you're probably going to see another 3% to 5% selloff because of this fiscal announce, fiscal irritation, and when you get that, you should take that money and put it to work. simply because when you look at corporate america, the average company, bill, is generating a 16% to 17% return on equity, record free cash margins and a federal reserve that has the pedal to the metal. what you and i have talked about before repeatedly, $4 in taxes for every dollar in phantom spending cuts. that's fiscal irritation, but the health of corporate america will be what ultimately prevails. >> sounds like david has been reading your book, rick santelli. >> it does. >> big fan of rick. >> this is such a perverse world we live in, okay. let's look as what's happening. down 158 in stocks and that pushed the ten-year yield under 170, okay. >> really. let me get this straight. they can't get a deal on controlling out-of-control debt, so rates go down. i used to trade during graham/rudman and i remember when they couldn't get deficit
CNBC
Dec 28, 2012 7:00pm EST
. >>? >> you got it, michelle. we're operating in an environment where, quote, uncertainty is the new normal. this is the equivalent of the last-minute christmas shopping to protect assets of going over the fiscal cliff, planners and wealth managers say it's been a banner year especially for estate planning and here's a couple of reason yes. there's a big change coming with the gift tax. right now there's a $5 million exempted and the tax rate is 35%. on midnight on new year's eve the exemption drops to 1 million and the tax rate goes on 55% and the capital gains tax rate expected to increase from 15% to 20% and the brand new 3.8% medicare tax on wage earners above 200,000 a year and a possible future cap on general deductions is all part of that renewed interest and estate planning. among those closely watching what the president and top congressional leaders do over the weekend to avoid going over the cliff, millions of married couples facing a higher tax burden. the bush-era tax law which eliminated the so-called marriage penalty for joint filers is expiring, meaning with couples with nex
CNN
Dec 29, 2012 10:00am PST
. your only hope in this low return environment where cash and bonds pay nothing, we don't know what the dollar will be worth or where treasuries will be in a few years, your only hope is to hope growth of earnings and dividends. that's what you get in large cap multinational companies with good balance sheets that you only hope to accumulate capital over time if you're a young person with a 401(k) and trying to plan for retirement. >> both of you agree. it's uncertain but don't panic. great to have you both on the show. we're taking' quick brick. when we come back, more of "your money." 315 horsepower. what's that in reindeer-power? [ laughs ] [ pencil scratches ] [ male announcer ] chevy's giving more. now through january 2nd, no monthly payments until spring for qualified buyers. get the silverado for 0% apr financing for 60 months plus $1,000 holiday bonus cash. plus trade up for an additional $1,000 trade-in allowance. [ male announcer ] when diarrhea hits, kaopectate stops it fast. powerful liquid relief speeds to the source. fast. [ male announcer ] stop the uh-oh fast with ka
FOX Business
Dec 27, 2012 1:00pm EST
. this is the environment right now. it is a holiday but we will watch each sector under pressure. lori: more news then redo this time. tracy: fiscal clef finger-pointing underway in washington. harry reid says they're headed over the cliff. it is really about senator harry reid and mitch mcconnell? >> to develop the political staring contest democrats say republicans need to move and around rego. the president arrived this morning from hawaii and so with the top democrats and republicans but still no update to report. senate majority leader harry reid said it looks like we're going over a cliff and it is up to the house. >> speaker boner shed call people back to washington today and should not have let them go. they are not here. john boner cared more about his speakership than the financial footing. >> they're now working on a fiscal clear solutions they say the majority leader should talk less and legislate more. also mitch mcconnell says the leader is happy to review with the president what he has in mind but that a majority has not put forward a plan. when they do members will review legislation to mak
CNBC
Dec 26, 2012 4:00am EST
in a rising salary environment. how much leverage there is. meaning, if you have all of the labor and costs accounted for, how much business can you do? all right, the one i like to think of is not a lemonade stand but is pretty well known, chipotle. they have legendary fabulous gross margins. they have labor and food and customers. the more customers they can serve per hour, the more leverage they have. the keys to the gross margin in chipotle are the cost of the guacamole, beef, tortillas, labor, and most importantly the number of customers they can push through in a given day. of course, there are dozens of other inputs advertised and leases to the stores. they need as little turnover as possible because the cost of training new employees is tremendous. a huge obstacle to making a lot of money. the former ceo of costco made it clear to us on man occasions on this show. in fact, he was legendary for paying his employees the most and treating them with the best of benefit because it's so important to keep them happy. so the firm doesn't constantly have to train new people. new people were
CNBC
Dec 27, 2012 1:00pm EST
'll see prices go up in that environment. a lot of people are not willing to sell. they say the price of my home is still down big time. prices need to go up. >> home prices are in the eyes of the beholder, right? if you're still underwater, you need a dramatic increase in the price of your home in terms of percentages to get back to even. those people aren't going to feel like things are off the bottom. definitely i've seen here in new york city bidding wars on apartments. there have been improvements in some parts of the country. >> the market is percier. i still feel like a loser because of, kayla, what you were saying. i'm still down from where i was. >> you don't want to sell. >> right. anyhow, let's talk about chicago. i'll be there next week with the morning star mutual manager fund of the year. i'm going to find that chicago is going to have the most expensive parking meters in the country. $6.50 per hour down on the loop. four years ago most of the windy city's parking meters cost just 25 cents per hour. this is demand pricing, isn't it, michelle? >> i love it. you let prices
NBC
Dec 26, 2012 3:00am EST
's the inflation/deflation component. how much the labor costs are, very important in a rising salary environment. how much leverage there is, meaning if you have all the labor and costs accounted for how much business can you do. the one i always like to think of is not a lemonade stand but it's pretty well known. it's chipotle. chipotle has legendarily fabulous gross margins at each of its stores. they have labor and they have food and they have customers. the more customers they can serve per hour the more leverage they have. the keys to the gross margins at chipotle are the cost of the guac, the beef, the chicken, the tortillas, the cost of the labor and most importantly number of customers they can push through in a given day. of course there are oz of other inputs, advertisements and leases of the stores, as little turnover as possible because the cost of training employees is tremendous. tats a huge obstacle to making a lot of money. that's something former ceo of costco jim sinegal made clear to us on many occasions on it show. sinegal was legendary for paying his employees the most and t
CNBC
Dec 26, 2012 6:00am EST
a tougher business environment in the new year? we will break it down next. and then the impact on the insurance market and we will talk to eric dinallo, the former new york insurance superintendent. >> my name is allen shortal founder of this corporation. if the fiscal cliff doesn't get resolved no question the u.s. economy will go into recession. we closed down our manufacturing in china and relocated it in the usa. for other companies to follow our lead, they need to trust our leaders in washington will actually lead. think outside the box, great incentive for businesses to invest in the u.s. economy. we believe the more you know, the better you trade. so we have ongoing webinars and interactive learning, plus, in-branch seminars at over 500 locations, where our dedicated support teams help you know more so your money can do more. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven dollar trades are just the start. our teams have the information you want when you need it. it's another reason more investors are saying... [ all ] i'm with scottrade. what starts with adding a friend... ♪ ...could
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 9:20am EST
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FOX
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
wilderness areas is ruining the environment. that's the los angeles time report. scientist the fined 5 -- sunshines fined 575. they discovered water systems that come -- that pulled millions in the creek. >>> holiday vandals in orange county. what was done to two separate nativity scenes that has police launching an investigation. >>> and get ready for more rain. ktvu meteorologist, rosemary orozco, will have your christmas week forecast. >>> this is the 280 split. we have traffic areas to report up in the hills. we'll tell you about a landslide -- coming up. oh, you have a keurig vue brewer? oh, it's great! now i can brew my coffee just the way i love it. how do you do that? well, inside the brewer, there's this train that's powerful enough to carry more coffee and fresh water to make coffee that's stronger and bigger... and even hotter! actually, i just press this button. brew the coffee you love -- stronger, bigger, or hotter -- with the keurig vue. >>> welcome back to the "mornings on 2." time now is 8:21. an active volcano is actually being closely watched in chile. the country is
CNBC
Dec 24, 2012 9:00am EST
, called the raging bull thesis. the argument we were moving from a trading environment, which they had been talking about for ten years, and moving towards a new secular bull market beginning in 2013. that means you take out the old highs. we still believe that, 1615 who take out the old highs. housing getting better, turning after six years after a horrible recession. we're looking at the energy boom in the country. we're looking at the wireless mobility aspects to technology and we're looking at the -- one other phenomenon is the competitiveness. >> does that bring mom and pop home? >> what will bring mom and pop home ultimately is losing a little bit of money in their bond funds. over $1 trillion in bond funds over the last four years. but if you look at survey work, particularly survey of consumer finance by the federal reserve board, you'll see that people still want to buy equities. that's been true for the survey for the last, you know, 10, 12 years, despite what just happened. most people don't understand this, 35 to 39-year-olds is a cohort of the americans who begin to save f
CNBC
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
investors to market and be successful. so what do you do in an environment like this? every individual ought to have a plan. they ought to have a place they're trying to get to. if they're not there now then they ought to have a second plan for how long it takes them to get there, and under what conditions. don't do anything precipitously. individual investors have a knack for making decisions about investing in asset classes at exactly the wrong time. they need to be disciplined. >> all right. balance is another word that sort of irritates me, because when i hear democrats use balance it means higher taxes, when i hear republicans use balance, it means more spending cuts. when you say we need a balanced approach long-term, what are you talking about? >> well, actually, this, i think, is something that investors need to think about. and there are a couple of very smart people writing about the issue. i would say jeremy grantham. but the whole are we coming to the end of an era. in fact i think one of our guests today wrote a piece on this. the end of the era where we could count on 3% averag
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